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Har·den

(har'dĕn),
Arthur, English biochemist and Nobel laureate, 1865-1940. See: Harden-Young ester.
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I must say, that if such a prospect of work had presented itself at first, when I began to feel the approach of my miserable circumstances--I say, had such a prospect of getting my bread by working presented itself then, I had never fallen into this wicked trade, or into such a wicked gang as I was now embarked with; but practice had hardened me, and I grew audacious to the last degree; and the more so because I had carried it on so long, and had never been taken; for, in a word, my new partner in wickedness and I went on together so long, without being ever detected, that we not only grew bold, but we grew rich, and we had at one time one-and-twenty gold watches in our hands.
This was the greatest and the worst prize that ever I was concerned in; for indeed, though, as I have said above, I was hardened now beyond the power of all reflection in other cases, yet it really touched me to the very soul when I looked into this treasure, to think of the poor disconsolate gentlewoman who had lost so much by the fire besides; and who would think, to be sure, that she had saved her plate and best things; how she would be surprised and afflicted when she should find that she had been deceived, and should find that the person that took her children and her goods, had not come, as was pretended, from the gentlewoman in the next street, but that the children had been put upon her without her own knowledge.
In this condition, hardened by success, and resolving to go on, I fell into the snare in which I was appointed to meet with my last reward for this kind of life.
I comforted her as well as I could, and she in return hardened me to merit more completely the same fate.
Sir,' says Mrs Lammle, raising her eyes to his face again, and quite daunting him with her hardened manner, 'I imparted to you a certain piece of knowledge, to be imparted again, as you thought best, to a certain person.
He is shorter than the lady as well as weaker, and, as she stands above him with her hardened manner and her well-used eyes, he finds himself at such a disadvantage that he would like to be of the opposite sex.
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Altera is the first programmable logic company to integrate hardened IEEE 754-compliant, floating-point operators in an FPGA, delivering unparalleled levels of DSP performance, designer productivity and logic efficiency.
52 equivalents per one equivalent of hydroxyl group of the component, and wherein the paint composition is hardened solely by baking, not hardening by ultraviolet radiation, such that the Young's modulus of the hardened paint film obtained from the paint composition is not more than 1.
Today specialist publications do not provide process functions definitions to allow determining hardness in several points of the electron beam hardened strip.
Figure 3 shows the significant amount of wear after only 15,000 cycles on a hardened steel torpedo without treatment versus virtually no wear on a hardened steel torpedo treated with Vickersil after 600,000 cycles.